Introduction: Baked Courgettes With Feta, Tomato, Mint & Marjoram

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As we are nearing the end of the Summer harvest here in the Limousin it is time to be using up the very last of our current seasons vegetables and produce. A lovely gift of home grown courgettes from our friends at Chez Jallot inspired this recipe.

My seasonal recipe for baked courgettes with feta, tomato, mint and marjoram is a real taste of summer. I added fresh marjoram and mint because I have this growing in abundance in our garden, but it would be equally delicious with basil or coriander. The baked courgettes can be served as a vegetarian main dish or are good as a vegetable side dish too. It's so quick and simple to put together. I hope you enjoy and do let me know how it goes. Do feel free to share your favourite seasonal recipes too.

recipe author: De Tout Coeur Limousin

serves: 2 as a main dish or 4 as a vegetable side dish

preparation time: 15 minutes

cooking time: 45-60 minutes

Step 1: Ingredients


2 large courgettes

3 chopped medium tomatoes

200g feta cheese

1 clove garlic crushed

1 tbs chopped mint

1 tbs chopped marjoram

splash of olive oil and balsamic vinegar

salt and pepper

Step 2:

preheat oven to about 190-200C

Step 3:

chop the courgettes in half and scoop out any seeds

Step 4:

season with salt and pepper and a splash of olive oil

Step 5:

roast the courgettes for about 10-15 minutes to soften slightly

Step 6:

combine all the other ingredients in a bowl and season

Step 7:

remove the courgettes from the oven and add the tomato and feta filling equally between the courgette halves then drizzle with olive oil and balsamic vinegar

Step 8:

bake for a further 30-45 minutes until the courgettes are soft but not falling apart.

Step 9:

serve hot with and enjoy with some good crusty bread to mop up the juices. Bon appetit!

Step 10:

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